Historian Allison Rebadow manages and conducts historical and litigation research. Her project experience includes targeted research to support legal cases involving environmental issues, identification of potentially responsible parties (PRPs), corporate succession, industrial site histories, and WWII and Cold War industrial mobilization. Allison has also worked on a number of projects involving archival research, image research, and content development for private corporate heritage projects and for museum clients including the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, the College Football Hall of Fame, and the National Museum of Organized Crime & Law Enforcement.
Prior to joining History Associates, Allison interned with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Humanities Council of Washington, D.C., and the Archives of American University. She also worked on history projects with the Smithsonian Gardens and the founder of the Cleveland Homeless Oral History Project, Professor Daniel Kerr.
Allison graduated summa cum laude from the University of Florida with a BA in history. Her senior honors thesis, “Evading the Hangman’s Noose: Clemency in a Nazi War Crimes Trial,” focused on geopolitical and cultural forces which led to a program-wide reduction in the sentences of war criminals after WWII. Allison also holds an MA in history with a concentration in public history from American University.